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RN CLIN DOC IMPROVEMENT SPEC Job

Mayo Clinic


Location:
Eau Claire, WI
Date:
07/26/2017
2017-07-262017-08-25
Mayo Clinic
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RN CLIN DOC IMPROVEMENT SPEC Job

Location: Eau Claire, WI, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Clinical Documentation Improvement

A Life-Changing Career


Responsibilities: The Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) Specialist is accountable for reviewing patient medical records throughout hospitalization to capture accurate representation of the severity of illness and facilitate proper coding. The CDI Specialist validates that coding reflects medical necessity of services and facilitates appropriate coding which provides an accurate reflection and reporting of the severity of the patient’s illness along with expected risk of mortality and complexity of care. Documentation of discharge diagnoses and co-morbidities are a complete reflection of the patient's clinical status and care.



Utilizes advanced knowledge of disease processes (pathophysiology), medications, and have critical thinking skills to analyze current documentation to identify gaps.



Identifies opportunities in concurrent and retrospective inpatient clinical medical documentation to support quality and effective coding.



Understands and applies regulatory compliance related to documentation, coding and billing for all health insurance plans.



The CDI Specialist facilitates appropriate modifications to documentation through extensive interactions and collaboration with physicians, coding, case management, nursing and other care givers.



Serves as an effective change agent as an educator and resource for physicians and allied health staff to improve the quality and completeness of the clinical documentation.



Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with ethical and legal business procedures, compliant with federal and state statutes and regulations, official coding rules, guidelines and accepted standards of coding practice including appropriate clinical documentation policies.



The American Nurses Association: Scope and Standards of Practice provide a basis for practice of the RN. (604662)



Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Nursing required. Minimum of three years registered nursing acute care experience required, which includes depth understanding of anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, and disease processes required. Demonstrated skills in analytical thinking, problem solving. Effective verbal and written communication including ability to present ideas and concepts effectively to physicians, management and other members of our healthcare team. Self-motivated and able to work independently without close supervision. Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a creative and challenging work environment. Must be able to work flexible hours which may include evenings and weekends as required to meet business needs. Ability to travel within MCHS region and to attend external meetings is required.

Additional Qualifications: Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist preferred. National certifications in utilization review, case management, coding, and/or quality preferred. Knowledge of DRG, ICD-10 and CPT coding relative to physician clinical documentation within electronic medical records preferred. Experience in utilization review, clinical documentation, precertification, coding, Medicare regulations, quality assurance, or related area preferred.

License or Certification: Current Registered Nursing license for the state location. Must obtain Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist certification within 3 years of hire and maintained.

Benefit Eligible: Yes
Exemption Status: Exempt
Compensation Detail: Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2,396.00, based on a full-time position.
Hours/Pay Period: 80

Recruiter: Sarah Martin

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

Site Description: Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, Eau Claire was ranked #4 on the list of “Americas best towns” (Outside Magazine, 2015) The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2015-2016).

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Job Posting Category: Business Professional, Nursing
Job Posting Number: 84905BR

Date: Jul 21, 2017


Nearest Major Market: Eau Claire

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